The Last Valley: Dien Bien Phu and the French Defeat in Vietnam

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In December 1953 the French army challenged its elusive Vietnamese enemies to a stand-up battle. French paras landed on the border between Vietnam and Laos, astride the Communist lines of communication. The Vietnamese not only attacked, they isolated the French force and besieged it in its jungle base. The hunters became the hunted. As defeat loomed, the French appealed to the USA where Vice-President Nixon and Air Force General Le May planned to drop atomic bombs on the Vietnamese supply dumps. It fell to Winston Churchill ...

The Last Valley: Dien Bien Phu and the French Defeat in Vietnam 2005, Da Capo Press

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